Ralph Burns

Composer, Pianist, Orchestrator
Ralph Burns worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Burns worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Cabaret" (1972). In the eighties, Burns ... Read more »
Born: 06/29/1922 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Music (54)

Liza's at the Palace 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Music Arranger

From Broadway: Fosse 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Original Music

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil 1997 (Movie)

("Early Autumn") (Song)

Liza Minnelli Live! From Radio City Music Hall 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Original Music

Life Stinks 1991 (Movie)

dance orchestrations (Original Music)

The Addams Family 1991 (Movie)

(Original Music)

The Josephine Baker Story 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Music

Tennessee Williams' Sweet Bird of Youth 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Music

All Dogs Go to Heaven 1989 (Movie)

(Music)

Bert Rigby, You're a Fool 1989 (Movie)

(Music)

Baryshnikov on Broadway 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Music Arranger

In the Mood 1987 (Movie)

("Baby Blues (Sonny's Theme)") (Song)

In the Mood 1987 (Movie)

(Music Arranger)

In the Mood 1987 (Movie)

(Music)

The Christmas Star 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Music

A Chorus Line 1985 (Movie)

(Music Arranger)

Moving Violations 1985 (Movie)

(Music)

Perfect 1985 (Movie)

("William Tell Overture") (Music Conductor)

Perfect 1985 (Movie)

("Jingle Bells" "William Tell Overture") (Music Arranger)

Perfect 1985 (Movie)

(Music)

The Muppets Take Manhattan 1984 (Movie)

(Music)

Phantom of the Opera 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Music

Star 80 1983 (Movie)

songs("Overkill" "Funky" "Off Ramp" "Improvise") (Song)

Star 80 1983 (Movie)

(Music)

To Be or Not to Be 1983 (Movie)

("Sweet Georgia Brown" "Ladies") (Original Music)

Annie 1982 (Movie)

(Music Arranger)

Annie 1982 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

Golden Gate 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Music

Kiss Me Goodbye 1982 (Movie)

(Music)

My Favorite Year 1982 (Movie)

(Music)

History of the World Part I 1981 (Movie)

("The Inquisition") (Original Music)

First Family 1980 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

First Family 1980 (Movie)

music adaptation (Music)

Urban Cowboy 1980 (Movie)

music adaptation (Music)

All That Jazz 1979 (Movie)

(Music Arranger)

All That Jazz 1979 (Movie)

music director (Music)

High Anxiety 1977 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Movie Movie 1977 (Movie)

(Music Arranger)

Movie Movie 1977 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Movie Movie 1977 (Movie)

music director (Music)

New York, New York 1977 (Movie)

(Music Supervisor)

The World's Greatest Lover 1977 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Lucky Lady 1975 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Lenny 1974 (Movie)

(Music Supervisor)

Piaf 1973 (Movie)

("Sur tes levres") (Song)

Piaf 1973 (Movie)

(Music Editor)

Piaf 1973 (Movie)

(Music)

Cabaret 1972 (Movie)

Music Supervised, Arranged and Conducted by (Music Supervisor)

After the Promise (TV Show)

Music

Make Me an Offer (TV Show)

Music

Penalty Phase (TV Show)

Music

Sawdust (TV Show)

Music

Side Show (TV Show)

Music

Biography

Ralph Burns worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Burns worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Cabaret" (1972). In the eighties, Burns devoted his time to various credits, such as "History of the World Part I" with Mel Brooks (1981). In the eighties and the nineties, Burns lent his talents to projects like "All Dogs Go to Heaven" (1989) starring Dom DeLuise, "Bert Rigby, You're a Fool" with Robert Lindsay (1989), "Life Stinks" (1991) starring Mel Brooks, the Anjelica Huston and Raul Julia hit "The Addams Family" (1991) and "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" (1997). Burns last provided music for "Gangster Squad" (2013). Burns won a Music (Scoring: Adaptation and Original Song Score) Academy Award for "Cabaret" in 1972 as well as a Music (Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Adaptation Score) Academy Award for "All That Jazz" in 1979. Burns was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement In Music Direction Primetime Emmy Award for "The Josephine Baker Story" in 1991. Ralph Burns passed away in November 2001 at the age of 79.

EDUCATION

New England Conservatory of Music

Boston , Massachusetts
attended briefly

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